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7365
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired21.2.1690/91BWAS-1603
First Commissioned23.2.1690/91B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1690 Program Fireships (1690)B028
Constructor
Jonas ShishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireshipB028
Sunk as Breakwater10.8.1709B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 2"Imperial Feet27.7876 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth25' 4 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen274Tons BM 

Armament


21.2.1690/91Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
23.2.1690/91 - 20.9.1693Captain
Joseph SoanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1718
: on board from 21.5.1691
BWAS-1603
20.9.1693 - 16.11.1696Captain
William HockadayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/3/158
Confirmed 20.5.1696
BWAS-1603
13.1.1696/97 - 14.1.1696/97Captain
William HockadayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
Transfered ADM 6/4/61
ADM 6/4
15.1.1696/97 - 1.10.1697Captain
Christopher CoulseaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1698
Transfered ADM 6/4/62
ADM 6/4
3.2.1697/98 - 5.5.1699Commander
John WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1707
Transfered ADM 6/5/4
BWAS-1603
c.6.5.1699 - 30.11.1699Captain
William BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1703
ADM 106/525/203
ADM 106
4.4.1701 - 5.9.1701Captain
Richard CullifordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1711
ADM 6/6/84
BWAS-1603
19.11.1701 - 13.10.1702Captain and Master
John BalchenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1736
Transfered ADM 6/6/121
ADM 6/6
14.10.1702 - 25.11.1702Commander
John CliftonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1714
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
11.1.1702/3 - 1.2.1705/6Commander
John CliftonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1714
ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
6.2.1705/6 - 16.3.1706/7Commander
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
Transfered ADM 6/8/228
ADM 6/8
18.3.1706/7 - 20.12.1707Commander
William OckmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1715
ADM 6/9/102
Confirmed 20.11.1707
BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.3.1698 - 13.12.1699Lieutenant
Edward ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1710
ADM 6/5/13
ADM 6/5
4.4.1701 - 30.4.1701Lieutenant
Joseph BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1701
ADM 6/6/84
ADM 6/6
1.5.1701 - 3.8.1701Lieutenant
Arthur DelgarnoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1728
Transfered ADM 6/6/93
ADM 6/6
4.8.1701 - 5.9.1701Lieutenant
Robert StilesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/6/110
ADM 6/6
19.11.1701 - 20.1.1701/2Lieutenant
Nathaniel DouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/121
ADM 6/6
3.2.1701/2 - 3.5.1702Lieutenant
Robert CostaigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1704
ADM 6/7/5
ADM 6/7
4.5.1702 - 2.11.1702Lieutenant
Thomas SmartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/7/32
ADM 6/7
3.11.1702 - 25.11.1702Lieutenant
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 6/7/66
Confirmed 15.12.1702
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 19.8.1704Lieutenant
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
Transfered ADM 6/7/77
ADM 6/7
18.8.1704 - 9.7.1707Lieutenant
Walter HooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1707
ADM 6/8/102
Confirmed 19.10.1704
ADM 6/8
10.7.1707 - 20.12.1707Lieutenant
Francis CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1727
ADM 6/9/107
Confirmed 12.12.1707
ADM 6/9

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.1.1693/94 - 26.3.1694Master
John BlixardBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1679-1695
Transfered ADM 107/1/95
ADM 107/1
1696 - 16.11.1696Gunner
John WheelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/102
ADM 6/4
26.1.1696/97 - 2.11.1697Gunner
John BolythoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/66
ADM 6/4
27.1.1696/97 - bef.30.8.1698Carpenter
Phineus BowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
Dismissed ADM 6/4/67
ADM 6/4
22.2.1696/97 - 1697Cook
John TannerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/76
ADM 6/4
22.2.1697/98 - 1698Gunner
George DunwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/5/7
ADM 6/5
30.8.1698 - 1698Carpenter
Henry GripeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698
ADM 6/5/28
ADM 6/5

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
30.9.1693 - 20.1.1693/94Master's Mate
John BlixardBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1679-1695
ADM 107/1/95
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1693In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1696In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1699In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
16.11.1699Paid offADM 33
5.9.1701

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 106
25.11.1702Paid offADM 33
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
20.12.1707Paid offADM 33


Notes on Ship


Build locationBWAS-1603
built at the Lower GLobe Dock, Rotherhithe

 

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